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[First Presbyterian Church in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a color image of Waco's First Presbyterian Church, a large brick and stone building with a tower in the front and stained glass windows; there are trees lining the street corner and two automobiles on the intersecting streets in the foreground. Printed on the front of the postcard: "First Presbyterian Church, Waco, Texas." There are two handwritten notes on the back of the postcard.
Date: September 6, 1934
Creator: Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian Church
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Academy of the Sacred Heart in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of Waco's Academy of the Sacred Heart, a large, two-story red brick building with two rows of windows, with a row of trees in front of it. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Academy of the Sacred Heart, Chartered 1875, Waco, Texas." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: September 27, 1911
Creator: Isley, Eugene
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Lovers Leap Near Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of two people standing on a large rock overlooking a ravine filled with trees and water with more trees and hills in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard is the text: "Lovers Leap near Camp Mac Arthur Waco Texas. Mann." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: September 26, 1918
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Oakwood Cemetery in Waco, Texas, showing the arched entryway. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. Mr. Otis J. Paul in Montgomery, Michigan and says, "Dear Father, Mother. We are all well and happy and getting along fine. How are you? It is fine out here, will write a letter to. By. Bye. With love from your loving sons Guy, Carl."
Date: September 18, 1917
Creator: Paul, Guy & Paul, Carl
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Waco, Texas in 1917]

Description: Aerial photograph of downtown Waco, Texas as seen in 1917; the old city hall and the square around it can be seen directly in the center of the picture. The Brazos River can seen on the right side of the photograph.
Date: September 13, 1917
Creator: Stauts & Sons
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, September 1, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on September 1, 1943. He laments missing the first day of dove season for the first time in ten years, and asks his father to shoot some birds for him. He relates a letter he received from Wilbur Crawford.
Date: September 1, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, September 11, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on September 11, 1944. He has a three day vacation, but nowhere to go, as tourism into Rome is restricted, so he intends to sleep for most of his time off. Someone is printing pictures of him in Africa and Italy to send to his parents, and he asks them if they received the packages he sent.
Date: September 11, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, September 12, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on September 12, 1944, detailing a day spent in town with Marvin White and Bob Smith, and asking for number 3 print paper so that he can get his pictures enlarged. He plans to send the small pictures he had printed home to his parents.
Date: September 12, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, September 24, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on September 24, 1944, apologizing for not writing recently. He explains that he hasn't been doing much, although he did go swimming with some other soldiers, and they saw a man spear some large fish. He expresses regret at not being home for dove season, and asks that his parents not send candy if they send him a Christmas box.
Date: September 24, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Faculty of Hillcrest Elementary School]

Description: Photograph of the faculty of Hillcrest Elementary School in Waco, Texas. The three rows of faculty include eleven women and one man all wearing mix of light and dark color clothing. On the first row, far left, is Miss Lilla Mayes and on far right is Miss Marguerite Rast. On the top row is Adrian Gasperson, principal.
Date: September 22, 1954
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Nannie Evans Standing Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of Nannie Clara Evans as a young woman before she married and took the name Willis. She is standing outdoors near a small, leafy tree at 2100 Colcord Avenue. She is clad in a long, ruffled, and tiered dress.
Date: September 17, 1916
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis